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faire pomper par camion siphon

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10:28 Feb 20, 2012
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French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
French term or phrase: faire pomper par camion siphon
"Éponger avec des matériaux absorbants ou faire pomper par camion siphon."

Dans le contexte de la protection contre l'incendie.
Carmy Tutino
Local time: 09:22

Summary of answers provided
3 +3suck up or aspirate using a suction pump lorry



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
suck up or aspirate using a suction pump lorry

or ?

Local time: 13:22
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 22
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi Martin, Thank you for your response, but I can't accept the word "lorry" as it is strictly British. This is a translation with trans-Atlantic English, so I must put "truck". Can you please change your answer to "truck" so that I can grade you. You can probably put "lorry" in parenthesis.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  polyglot45: you could simplify by saying mop up using sponges or call in the suction truck
31 mins

agree  Socrates Rokotas
52 mins

agree  Alison Sparks
3 hrs
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Feb 20, 2012 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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